Standard Industries Appoints Amy Todd Middleton as Head of External Affairs

NEW YORK, NEW YORK, July 19, 2018 – Standard Industries, a global industrial company, announced today that Amy Todd Middleton has been appointed as the Head of External Affairs, overseeing all communications, philanthropy, corporate social responsibility, events and brand partnerships.

Middleton brings more than 25 years of marketing and communications experience to Standard, with deep expertise in leading global strategy, brand positioning, team-building and digital development.

“Amy is a dynamic leader who has had great success transforming businesses through strategic marketing and communications programs,” said Standard Industries Co-CEO David Millstone.

“We’re excited to have Amy join our team and look forward to her helping us advance and grow Standard in new and creative ways,” said Standard Industries Co-CEO David Winter.

Middleton previously worked as Interim Director for Global Brand Marketing at Tory Burch, Director of Marketing at Compass, and as Global Director of Communications, Marketing and Sales at Maiyet. Prior to that, Amy worked at Sotheby's for 19 years, and as their Global Director of Strategic Marketing, developed and led a client-centered rebranding initiative and digital transformation.

Amy serves as a trustee of Denison University, is a Member of the Corporation of the New York Botanical Garden, the Board of Trustees of The Sylvia Center, and the Board of Directors for the Pelham Arts Center.


About Standard Industries

Standard Industries is a privately-held, global, diversified holding company with interests in building materials, aggregates, and related investment businesses in public equities and real estate. With over 15,000 employees and operations in more than 80 countries, Standard’s businesses include: GAF, the leading roofing and waterproofing manufacturer in North America; BMI Group, the leading manufacturer and supplier of flat and pitched roofing systems for the residential and non-residential markets in Europe, parts of Asia, and South Africa; Siplast, a leader in the development and manufacture of the world’s most advanced roofing and waterproofing systems; SGI, a leading North American aggregates and mining company; 40 North, a fundamentally-based investment fund focused on both public equities and third-party managed alternative investments; and Winter Properties, a vertically integrated real estate investment management and development enterprise.Learn more at


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